Laser & Photonics in Aquitaine 

The challenges

What are the scientific challenges?

  • Developing new laser and high-energy physics technologies
  • Designing and developing tomorrow’s photonic materials
  • Working on imaging, a field in full development, covering both advanced microscopy and the use of new radiation.

Our projects


the pillars of the
LAPHIA programme, these
projects are coordinated by
teams from several laboratories
on transdisciplinary topics.


the aim is to
encourage the emergence of
scientific breakthroughs. The
selected projects are risky but
have a high potential return on

Mobility :

assistance for
research projects with an
international scope. These
projects enable local research
to receive wider recognition,
while promoting knowledge